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Quake Fixes At Baltimore Basilica Could Cost $5M

Baltimore Catholic archdiocese officials say earthquake damage to a dome at the 200-year-old Basilica of the Assumption could cost $5 million to repair.

03/22/2012

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Engineers Studying Washington Monument’s Shift & Tilt Due To August Quake

Seven months after an unexpected earthquake shook the East Coast, two national treasures are still in bad shape. The Washington Monument and the National Cathedral both have major structural damage.

03/14/2012

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Baltimore Plays To Aid Theater Arts In Japan Hit By 2011 Tsunami

It’s been exactly one year since a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated parts of Japan. This weekend, Baltimore has taken center stage in an effort to help theater arts in that region.

03/11/2012

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St. Patrick’s Church In Fells Point Reopens After Aug. 2011 Quake Damage

Six months ago Thursday, “Did you feel it?” was the most-asked question in Maryland. Like much of the East Coast, the state was rattled by the biggest earthquake in memory.

02/23/2012

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National Cathedral Raises $2M For Quake Repairs

Washington National Cathedral says it has raised $2 million to cover restoration work after last year’s earthquake severely damaged the building.

02/22/2012

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Businessman To Donate $7.5M For Washington Monument Repairs

A billionaire history buff has stepped forward to donate the $7.5 million matching gift that’s needed to start repairing cracks near the top of the Washington Monument caused by last summer’s East Coast earthquake.

01/19/2012

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Report Details Damage To Washington Monument

The earthquake-damaged Washington Monument has extensive cracking and chipped stones near its peak that left it highly vulnerable to rainfall, and inspectors found cracks and loose stones along the entire length of the 555-foot structure, according to a report released Thursday by the National Park Service.

12/23/2011

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Engineers Report Washington Monument Needs Major Repairs Due To Quake Damage

Dangerously damaged. A team of engineers releases its report on the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. rocked by an earthquake in September. And the results are disturbing.

12/22/2011

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Officials Say D.C. Is Better Prepared For Disasters

Federal and local officials say the Washington area is better equipped to respond to emergencies in the wake of an earthquake and a freak snowstorm that snarled traffic this year.

12/07/2011

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USArray Headed To Maryland To Monitor East Coast Earthquake Activity

Peeking under the covers. A National Science Foundation project is coming to Maryland to monitor the Earth.

11/24/2011

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Series Of Events Planned At Reopened Cathedral

The Washington National Cathedral is open again, and a number of events are being held at the
earthquake-damaged building.

11/14/2011

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National Cathedral Holds First Service Since Quake

Washington’s National Cathedral held its first public worship service since it was damaged in an August earthquake.

11/13/2011

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